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Final Medal Count of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 13 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Who won the 2012 Olympics? No real answer, but the United States, again, won more medals than anyone else, beating China to the top spot in the overall rankings and the gold medal count, but Great Britain, the hosts, had a sensational two weeks. In total, 85 nations won an Olympic medal, including a first ever medal for Bahrain, Montenegro, Guatemala, Gabon, Cyprus, Botswana and Grenada. More

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Usain Bolt: Cristiano Ronaldo is Better Than Lionel Messi

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Sprinting is an absolute sport. The fastest runner on the day is the winner. The Olympic champion and the world record is the fastest man on earth. Usain Bolt is that man. In football, it’s a bit more complicated, and a bit more subjective. Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? That’s an eternal debate, with no absolute and one definitive answer. But the three time gold medal winner has a clear opinion. More

New World Records Set in the 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

No less than 37 world record were broken during the 2012 Olympic games on the track, the pool, Cycling, Rowing, Weightlifting, Shooting and Archery competitions, with Usain Bolt anchoring the Jamaican team in the 4×100 and Rebecca Soni of the United States involved in no less than 3 new records, including setting two in the space of 24 hours. More

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Squads for the 2012 Rugby Championship

Posted on 12 Aug, 2012, by in Rugby

No more Tri-Nations. From now on, these are the Rugby Championships, the Southern Hemisphere annual rugby union competition, as Argentina make their debut, hoping that the challenge of facing Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on an annual basis proves to be a positive thing instead of just constant losing and a demoralizing experience. More

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London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 15 of the Olympics

Posted on 11 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Day 15 of the 2012 Olympic games ended on the track, fittingly, with Usain Bolt and the Jamaican 4×100 relay team, beating the United States and setting a new world record with 36.84. The American’s did take gold in the 4×400 relay while Mo Farah completed a double of his own, becoming the 7th man to win the 5000 and 10,000 meters races. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 14 of the Olympics

Posted on 10 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Maybe the finest performance of the Athletics competitions in London, as the United States women’s team (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter) won the first American gold medal in this event since 1996, setting a new world record and leaving the Jamaican fearsome foursome more than half a second behind. More

Usain Bolt – Greater Athlete than Carl Lewis

Posted on 10 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Athletes envy. It’s a shameful thing. Usain Bolt is putting all the sprinters in the world, past & present, to shame. So what do they do? Well, in Carl Lewis’ case, it’s throwing baseless allegations at stimulant use by not only Bolt but by the entire Jamaican track & field program. More

Rafael Nadal Keeps Dropping Out of Tournaments

Posted on 10 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Now this is getting worrying. After losing to Lukas Rosol in the second round of the Wimbledon tournament, Nadal announced he won’t be playing in the Olympic games, in order to rest and take care of his bad knees. Then came the announcement of dropping out from the Canada Masters, and now comes the announcement of dropping out from Cincinnati. How bad is it, really? More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 13 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 9 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic all-around day for the USA with Athletics, Water Polo and football gold, but with Usain Bolt on the track, everything else diminishes, even David Rudisha’s fantastic new world record in the 800 meters race. Bolt completed his second 100-200 double, finishing with 19.32 as he eased off during the final stretch. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 12 of the Olympic Games

Posted on 8 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

An American night on the track, with three gold medals. Allyson Felix finally won her individual gold medal in the 200 meters race; Aries Merritt took his first gold medal with a fantastic sub 13-seconds time in the 110 meters hurdles and Brittney Reese, lazily, took the gold in the women’s long jump with 7.12, her only good jump of the final. More